Tag: Africa

Suicide bomb attacks and abductions have been the hallmarks of Boko Haram's bloody insurgency

Nigeria: Boko Haram Using Feeble-Looking Elderly Men as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram jihadists in Nigeria have reportedly resorted to using senior men pretending to be feeble as suicide bombers, according to the country’s military, which describes the move as a possible change in tactics in carrying out attacks on soft targets.

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At Least 19 Dead in Latest Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo has documented 19 deaths and 39 potential or confirmed cases of Ebola beginning on April 4, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which deployed extensive medical assets to the country this week in the hope of preventing a devastating outbreak on the scale of the one that ravaged West Africa in 2014.

U.S. Navy file photo of USS Chafee (DDG 90), Feb. 2012

Brett Decker: China ‘Neutralizing Warning Systems’ Possibly Caused U.S. Navy Accidents

Brett Decker, author of the 2011 book Bowing to Beijing: How Barack Obama Is Hastening America’s Decline and Ushering a Century of Chinese Domination, warned on Breitbart News Sunday that recent U.S. Navy mishaps could be the result of China or other adversaries testing new weapons designed to interfere with advanced electronic systems.

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Financial Times: Mass Migration Will Be Key Political Issue For Decades

Anti-mass migration policies “clearly resonate with large numbers of voters” and will remain highly politically relevant as “migratory pressures build over the next decades”, reports the Financial Times in an important concession for the globalist, establishment newspaper. 

Boko Haram members poised with guns, ammunition, camouflage, masks

Nigeria: Boko Haram Has Massacred over 2,000 Teachers, Destroyed 1,000 Schools

The Nigeria-based terrorist group Boko Haram, a name that translates to “Western education is a sin,” has killed 100,000 people since it began waging its insurgency in 2009, including 2,295 teachers and hundreds of students in the northeastern part of the country alone, officials from the African nation revealed this week.

General Khalifa Haftar, commander in the Libyan National Army (LNA), arrives to attend a meeting for talks over a political deal to help end Libyas crisis in La Celle-Saint-Cloud near Paris, France, July 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / PHILIPPE WOJAZER (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE WOJAZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Anti-Jihadist Libyan General Haftar Returns Following Rumors of His Death

Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman who leads an army that controls most of eastern Libya, returned to his seat of power in the war-ravaged African country following rumors that he was dead this week as he received medical treatment in Paris for about 20 days.

A pregnant woman in eastern Uganda receives the sort of prenatal care that UNICEF says can prove crucial to a newborn's chances of survival

Doctors in Uganda Protest Plan to Import ‘Slave Doctors’ from Cuba

The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) and the nation’s National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) both issued statements this week protesting the African government’s plan to import 200 doctors from Cuba, taking jobs that would go to domestic Ugandan doctors and enriching the communist Castro regime.

TO GO WITH AFP BY HABIBOU BANGRE Clients surf the internet at an internet cafe on February 25, 2015 in Kinshasa. Sales are down and business is slow -- small entrepreneurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of an official clampdown on mobile Internet services and …

Tanzania Charges Bloggers $930 Annual Fee in Free Speech Crackdown

Tanzania’s new suite of Internet regulations includes a $930 annual fee for anyone who runs a blog, coupled with extensive registration paperwork that includes a bizarre amount of financial information about the applicant, comparable to the business plan that would be submitted to secure a commercial loan from a bank.